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Upcoming Poetry Foundation events in Chicago
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  • Readings & Lectures
    Saturday, November 3rd, 12:30 PM

    Winner of the 2017 National Poetry series, trans poet Jos Charles’s revolutionary second collection of poetry, feeld, features a transliteration of English that acts...

  • Workshops & Discussions
    Saturday, November 3rd, 1:00 PM–3:00 PM

    All experience levels are welcome to a discussion and creative workshop moderated by Poetry Foundation Library Coordinator Maggie Queeney. To celebrate the fall changes in...

  • Screenings
    Monday, November 5th, 7:00 PM–8:00 PM

    Commemorate 100 years since the World War I Armistice with a first-look screening of Three World War I Poems, created in partnership by the...

  • Readings & Lectures
    Saturday, November 10th, 1:00 PM

    Join two-time US Poet Laureate and Pulitzer Prize winner Natasha Trethewey as she unveils Monument: Poems New and Selected, her first retrospective.

  • Readings & Lectures
    Monday, November 12th, 7:00 PM

    Anne Waldman is a touchstone of the lively and experimental wings of the New American Poetry, particularly the Beat and New York school communities,...

  • Performances
    Wednesday, November 14th, 7:00 PM

    Fonema Consort delves into the expressive musical potential that lies in the convergence of painting and language in a program of works that take...

  • Extended Hours
    Saturday, November 17th, 11:00 AM–4:00 PM

    The Poetry Foundation Library is open to the public on select Saturdays. Browse our collection of more than 30,000 books of poetry, including 2,500...

    Poetry Foundation Library
  • Workshops & Discussions
    Monday, November 19th, 6:00 PM–8:00 PM

    All experience levels are welcome to a discussion and creative writing workshop led by Maggie Queeney, Library Coordinator. In November, we will discuss poetry...

  • Extended Hours
    Tuesday, November 20th, 4:00 PM–7:00 PM

    The Poetry Foundation Library is open to the public prior to our November Open Door Reading. Browse our collection of more than 30,000 books of...

    Poetry Foundation Library
  • Readings & Lectures
    Tuesday, November 27th, 7:00 PM

    The Poetry Foundation selected Kristen Tracy's poetry manuscript, Half-Hazard, as the winner of the 2017 Emily Dickinson First Book Award. Bob Hicok's ninth collection,...

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